Course Date(s)

Course Date(s) Duration Location Availability
Mon 23 MarTue 24 Mar 2020 2 days Box Hill Open now

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Course Overview

This course provides medical practitioners with an introduction to Women’s Reproductive and Sexual Health with an aim to provide foundation skills to those with limited experience in the Australian context.

It has a strong focus on physical examination techniques and communication skills.

The theory course comprises:

  • Approximately four hours of online pre-learning (accessible four weeks prior to course commencement)
  • Two-days of interactive face-to-face learning at Family Planning Victoria (FPV) Box Hill (Monday 8:45-5pm and Tuesday 9-4pm)

Course content

  • Taking a sexual health history
  • Cervical screening
  • Breast examination
  • Pelvic examination
  • Mandatory reporting laws in Australia
  • Menopause
  • Sexual and gender diversity
  • Violence against women
  • Unintended pregnancy
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Contraception

Who should attend

Medical practitioners with limited experience in reproductive and sexual health in the Australian context, including international medical graduates and GPs training towards Fellowship.

Entry requirements / Eligibility

Each participant must hold an MBBS or equivalent.

Accreditation / Recognition

Certificate of attendance/completion

RACGP accreditation:

This activity is pending RACGP approval for 40 CPD accredited activity points.

Cost

$720 (GST free)

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Address

901 Whitehorse Road
Box Hill 3128

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Contact us

Clinical Education Unit

Telephone: 03 9257 0129 

Fax: 03 9257 0111 

Email: clinicaleducation@fpv.org.au